Thursday, March 13, 2014

Looking for a used car? Consumer Reports issues its top choices

The Detroit Free Press reports:
Consumer Reports has offered its recommendations for what it views as the best used cars.

The magazine broke the choices down into four price ranges: under $10,000, $10,000 to $15,000, $15,000 to $20,000, and $20,000 to $25,000.

The average price of a used car in February was was $10,387, up 1.2% compared with the same month a year earlier, according to the latest Manheim Index.

According to the report, the average price of a used compact car purchased in February was $8,299, while the average price of a used SUV was $12,478.